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Leawood payday lender Scott Tucker files appeal to overturn $1.26 billion fine

Scott Tucker, the professional race car driver from Kansas City who made his fortune in payday lending, filed a 110-page brief pointing out flaws in a judge’s decision that sided with the Federal Trade Commission’s request for a $1.26 billion fine against the businessman. It seeks to overturn the record-setting fine, or send the case back to district court for further proceedings.

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